The military's media wing stated that the Pakistan team made its maiden appearance in the European championship to compete with over 80 international shooters from 12 nations in individual matches. The winning team also played against 12 teams in team matches.
Lieutenant Colonel Junaid Ali secured a gold medal while Lieutenant General Ahsan Gulrez and Colonel Junaid Waqas gloried silver medals. The three of them triumphed and won the nation its first-ever international medals to be won in an international long-range event.
The European Long Range Championship commenced on September 5 at Bisley in the United Kingdom. After the World Championship, the said European platform is considered to be the second biggest event in the long-range category.